The Wallace Collection

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Dead Peacock and Game
  • Jan Weenix (1642 - 1719)
  • Dead Peacock and Game
  • Netherlands
  • 1707
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 115 x 96.7 cm
    Object size: 149 x 131 x 11 cm
  • Signature: 'J Weenix f. 1707'
  • P140
  • Great Gallery
Further Reading
  • The foreground is dominated by a still life of a peacock, partridge and hare. Grapes and poppies decorate the right of the picture, while a ringed plover and jay are depicted above. A classical façade is seen beyond in an ornamental park. One of the Weenixes in the Wallace Collection which belonged to Baron Schönborn in the eighteenth century (as were Jan Weenix P98, P124 and P182), it is recorded in the middle Kunst-Kabinet at Schloss Gaibach in 1746.